The New DSM Criteria for Substance Use Disorder: What Does It Mean for TTSs?

I served as a consultant on nicotine to the DSM-V Workgroup on Substance Use Disorders and thought you might like to know about how The American Psychiatric Association has pretty much decided on the new criteria for substance use disorders (www.dsm5.org). DSM-IV had two categories “Substance Dependence” and “Substance Abuse.” The former included seven criteria […]

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